The Dublin Shield

DHS Trans Rights Protest Rally – A Symbol of Support at a Time Where it’s Most Needed

DHS Trans Rights Protest Rally – A Symbol of Support at a Time Where it’s Most Needed

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life, World

“The thing is that when you threaten to take away the rights of people who already have so little, you’re just poking a sleeping bear. Kai Llamas, Senior Having been raised in the United States my entire life, the idea that each individual deserves to feel accepted by both, themselves as well ...

Tragic Camp Fire in Butte County: How DHS is Pitching in

Tragic Camp Fire in Butte County: How DHS is Pitching in

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

December 8, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Danielle Tran The following announcement was sent to teachers on the Thursday before the break, November 15th, 2018, during their sixth-period class: “Due to the unhealthy air quality, Alameda County school districts and the Alameda County Office of Education have collectively decided to close all schools and o...

Faculty Opinions on Block Schedule Remain Divided

Faculty Opinions on Block Schedule Remain Divided

Riya Chopra and Sahand Adibnia

December 8, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life

The Dublin High community has become accustomed to a traditional, seven-period schedule. Over the last year, however, there has been much discussion of a possible transition towards a block schedule, which may soon become a permanent fixture in the lives of DHS students. Block schedules are alternative...

Student Spotlight: Sonia Bulavko, Internationally Ranked Fencer

Student Spotlight: Sonia Bulavko, Internationally Ranked Fencer

Kaushikee Nayudu, Editor-in-Chief

November 22, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

While fencing isn’t always considered an integral part of sports in the United States, it has been a part of sports culture in the United States, and increasing in popularity, for several decades now. Sonia Bulavko, a junior at Dublin High School, is an accomplished fencer with several recent succ...

Dubversity Seeks to Sparks Conversation Over Important Issues on Campus

Dubversity Seeks to Sparks Conversation Over Important Issues on Campus

Kaushikee Nayudu, Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

While every generation has faced its own struggles, we are part of a generation where shifting socio-cultural paradigms have normalized devastating acts of violence and created an increasingly divided political climate. Although it’s easy to distance ourselves from discrimination and stereotyping, it is clear t...

Labour Negotiations Continue

Labour Negotiations Continue

Kyle Shi, Community Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Last year, Dublin teachers protested the nineteen-month negotiations for a contract by conducting Work to Rule. This year, a new round of negotiations between the district and the Dublin Teachers Association threatens new disputes and strikes if discussions fall through. The agreement reached last year...

Transportation to Dublin High School: An Inside Look on the Overwhelming Bus Conditions, and What Wheels Buses is Doing to Fix the Problem

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Student Life

If you’ve ever used the public transportation system in San Francisco during rush hour, you’d probably be able to recall the rather cramped conditions, passengers pressed back to back with one another, barely able to locate a handlebar that wasn’t already occupied. While an uncomfortably compact ...

Faculty Spotlight: An Inside Peek on the HUB’s New Programs, and the Person Who’s Making it All Happen

Faculty Spotlight: An Inside Peek on the HUB’s New Programs, and the Person Who’s Making it All Happen

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

October 20, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Whether it be before school, during lunch, or any GAEL period, there is one destination that is practically guaranteed to have a few (if not a few hundred) Dublin High School students flitting about: the HUB. While initially appearing to be any other high school library, the HUB offers a number of addi...

Student Spotlight: Judy Kim

Student Spotlight: Judy Kim

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life, World

In the autumn of 2017, the United States witnessed one of the most horrific and costly natural disasters since Hurricane Katrina. Racking up $125 billion in damage and causing over 80 deaths, Hurricane Harvey devastated eastern Texas and the surrounding waters, causing months of disastrous floods a...

Student Spotlight: Willow Coughlan

Student Spotlight: Willow Coughlan

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life

A talented actress, diligent student, karate teacher, and now, a passionate activist? Meet Willow Coughlan, a freshman here at Dublin High School, whose kindness and positivity brings smiles to just about everybody’s faces. Coughlan is actively involved in the DHS Drama Department, having just worked a...